Transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM): a tool for minimizing the extent of surgery in synchronous colorectal tumours.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Synchronous colorectal neoplasms are a common pathology which at times necessitate extensive abdominal surgery. When one of the lesions is located in the rectum, the operation harbours even higher rates of morbidity and mortality. In such cases, we suggest a two-step procedure, comprising TEM resection for the rectal tumour followed by a less… (More)
DOI: 10.1046/j.1463-1318.1999.00093.x

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